Section, R.S. § 4679, provided that no additional salary should be allowed to any civil, military, or naval officer on account of his being employed in the Light-House Board, or being in any manner attached to the light-house service. The functions of the Light-House Board and all employees of or in the Light-House Board or the Light-House Establishment, except army and navy officers, were transferred to the Bureau of Lighthouses by act June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §§ 5,
,36 Stat. 537
. The Bureau of Lighthouses was transferred to and consolidated in the Coast Guard by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, § 2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4
, 53 Stat. 1432
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Act Aug. 5, 1939, ch. 477, 53 Stat. 1216
, provided for the commissioning or enlistment in the Coast Guard of former employees of the Bureau of Lighthouses.